Public Transportation in Vienna


Subway, Tram, and Bus

There is a densely knit network¹ of public transportation means within the City of Vienna, it's suburbs, and it's surroundings that offers most modern and efficient accessibility within the whole city.

Ultra low floor (ULF) tram        Tram

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Subway             Bus

Provided we succeed in finding a sponsor, participants of the PA Convention 2004 will be issued a free travel pass (valid for the duration of the convention) upon registration.

The general area of the University (Main Building -- see also the Section on Vienna University) may be reached by any of the following:  tram n° 1, 2, D, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44; subway line U2; bus n° 1A ("Schottentor" Station - "Schottentor" means Scots' Gate).  The University Campus (the actual convention venue) is at the intersection of tram lines n 43 and 44 with 5 and 33. Starting from the "Schottentor" tram stop (which is the terminus for n 43 and 44) the Campus is just the 2nd stop.

Useful Links:

Maps of tram, subway, and bus lines
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Map of Public Transportation on page "Orientation in Vienna"

Schedule of Public Transportation  [on-line form in German]
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There is also a possibility for Historic Special Tram Tours, round trips on streetcars from the Vienna Tram Museum, some of them nearly 100 years old. 
This round trip takes one hour, approx, covering the most imporatant sight seeing venues, ticket price: 15.
Round trips start from "Karlsplatz" at the "Otto Wagner Pavillon" (historic city-rail station):
Sat at 11.30 AM and 1:30 PM
Sun at 9:30 AM, 11.30 AM and 1:30 PM

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1) In the greater Vienna area a total of 347 lines serving a network of approx. 7,000 km length.  View network chart [Link - a pdf-document - opens a new window.]